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. a powerful typhoon has been battering the philippines. dozens of deaths are reported and more than a 50,000 have been forced to flee their homes. a report from manila. >> it is the worst typhoon to hit the island. bringing heavy rain and wind up to 210 kilometers an hour. even for a country accustomed to violence weather, this is a truly massive storm. roads are closed and bridges damaged and crops destroyed. no match for its strength. >> i was in the kitchen and i heard a crack. something fell on the house. everything collapsed. >> the typhoon brought back painful memories of this time last year when a typhoon killed the 1500 people. this has twice the wind speed and there are fears there could be substantial loss of life. there was no warning -- more warning this year. >> this tyvon is not a joke. it is the potential destruction it could cause. this could be the strongest to hit the country this year. >> they are fleeing their homes for evacuation centers. tens of thousands heeded the call. they will stay until the wind and rain dies down when they can leave to inspect the damage. off
people, which he did not. we apologize for the error. a typhoon blew through the philippines. so far, 270 are dead. mudslides and floods washed away entire villages. rescue crews are still trying to get to some areas. the bbc now reports from manila. >> the human cost is great. current of water came gushing down the mountain, killing and injuring scores of people. people like this family. >> my father is in hospital. my mother and older brother were swept away by the flood water. that is the last time i saw them. my mother said to me, "i love you." >> carried to safety by his cousin, young julia's is facing the fact that most of his immediate family are dead. more than half of the reported casualties are from the same province. most of their crops have been wiped out. power and communications are down, homes and infrastructure destroyed. >> the government in manila is accused of doing too little, too late. -- too little, too late in past disasters. but this time, they are active. people are being sent text messages and messages on twitter and facebook to advise them what to do. all of thi
. a typhoon blew through the philippines. so far, 270 are dead. mudslides and floods washed away entire villages. rescue crews are still trying to get to some areas. the bbc now reports from manila. >> the human cost is great. current of water came gushing down the mountain, killing and injuring scores of people. people like this family. >> my father is in hospital. my mother and older brother were swept away by the flood water. that is the last time i saw them. my mother said to me, "i love you." >> carried to safety by his cousin, young julia's is facing the fact that most of his immediate family are dead. more than half of the reported casualties are from the same province. most of their crops have been wiped out. power and communications are down, homes and infrastructure destroyed. >> the government in manila is accused of doing too little, too late. -- too little, too late in past disasters. but this time, they are active. people are being sent text messages and messages on twitter and facebook to advise them what to do. all of this preparation appears to have paid off. evacuation
than 280 people are now confirmed dead after a powerful typhoon hit the southern philippines. and there's concern more bodies will be found as rescuers make their way to areas isolated by landslides, floods and downed communications. a flash flood killed dozens as it swamped two emergency storm shelters and a military camp in one area. >>> new proof of just how powerful our recent storms were. 30 miles north of ukaih, the mud slides snapped trees like television as the saturated ground gave way and uprooted a redwood. >> cameras everywhere, don't we is it. >>> bart leaders are spending millions in taxpayer money to fight a birdbathle on the silicon valley extension project in san jose. the "mercury news" reports hundreds of birds are laying eggs in the construction area so bart workers are using inflatable dancers to shoo the birds away. it costs $5 million, about $17,000 per bird nest. >>> oakland city council can't make up its mind on a proposed dog park near lake merritt. councilmembers didn't have enough votes last night to make any moves on a proposed dog play area at astro park. t
toll in the philippines is rising this morning. typhoon bopha moving toward beach resorts in the northern part of the country and right now it is packing winds over 90 miles an hour. that storm has already caused massive flooding and landslides in the southern philippines. dozens of buildings have been destroyed and the death toll stands at 133 with hundreds more still missing. >>> meantime in rain soaked seattle there are concerns about more mudslides. meteorologist karen maginnis joins us live from atlanta with the latest. they cannot get a break. >> they really can't, and for some folks, this is not coming as good news because it looks like that pineapple express, that moisture coming from deep within the pacific, that's going to be shut off, but we've still got the moisture coming in from the gulf of alaska and that's going to lower the snow levels across the cascades and the olympics down to around 2,000 feet or so. it has been hovering around 3,000 or 4,000 feet. we've got additional snowfall here but also the rain moves in. take a look at video that we have from our
.org. >>> more on the deadly typhoon striking the philippines right now. some of the other top stories in the situation room right now. what's the latest? >> at least 322 people were killed and more than 400 injured from that devastating typhoon and the death toll is expected to rise. with hundreds more missing. the filipino government says nearly 200,000 people are living in shelters. and rescuers are struggling to get some of the victims to many of the major roads and bridges by that storm. >>> it looks like north korea is getting for a rocket launch later this month. a new satellite image shows increased activity by workers on the launch pad. north korea is planning a launch between december 10th and the 22nd. it claims the launch is for science and research. the u.s. condemns the launch saying it is the same technology that would be used to launch a ballistic missile. >>> alan simpson is cutting loose gangnam style. >> stop tweeting your breakfast. >> yes, the republican from wyoming wants to convince people to get involved with lowering the national debt. he asks young americans t
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